Chancellor Dubois' Message on Campus Safety

Date Published: November 21, 2012

Over the past week, I have heard questions and concerns from members of our university community regarding campus safety in the wake of the recent report of a sexual assault in the Fretwell Building. I want to update you on the incident and to share some information and observations about campus safety.


Niner WiFi to enhance campus connectivity

Date Published: November 19, 2012

Connecting WiFi-capable devices on campus is about to get easier.  The Information and Technology Services (ITS) networking services team is implementing enhancements today that will provide a more convenient, secure, and reliable method to connect to the Internet wirelessly.


Faculty/staff donate nearly $150,000 to Giving Green

Date Published: November 19, 2012

The fall fundraising period for Giving Green recently concluded with $148,520 in donations to the campaign’s three beneficiaries – Arts & Science Council, State Employees Combined Campaign and the UNC Charlotte Foundation.


OASES recognizes scholarship recipients, donors

Date Published: November 19, 2012

Seventy-five recipients of scholarships awarded by the Office of Adult Students and Evening Services (OASES) were recognized at a special luncheon Friday in the Cone University Center, Lucas Room.


UNC Charlotte holds dedication ceremony for EPIC

Date Published: November 16, 2012

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte marked another milestone on Friday, Nov. 16, with the dedication of the new $76 million Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) Building.


Lee College to host reception for two retiring employees

Date Published: November 16, 2012

A retirement reception in honor of Chrystal Lilly-Gibbs and Toby Rufty, members of the Lee College of Engineering, will be from 3 to 5 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center Salons.

Gibbs has been with the University more than 26 years, predominantly as the executive assistant for the dean; Rufty’s 20-year tenure has been as a contracts and grants officer.


Master’s program in real estate announces full-tuition scholarships

Date Published: November 16, 2012

The University’s Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) program will offer six full-tuition scholarships to students beginning in the 2013-14 academic year.

The scholarships, which have a value in excess of $20,000 each during the course of the program, are named in honor of three real estate industry leaders with close ties to the University:


Communication studies chair receives national service award

Date Published: November 16, 2012

Shawn Long, chair of the Department of Communication Studies in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, is the 2012 recipient of the Outstanding Service Award from the African American Communication and Culture Division and the Black Caucus of the National Communication Association.


Conceptual artist Mel Chin to speak

Date Published: November 16, 2012

Award-winning conceptual artist Mel Chin, currently an artist-in-residence at McColl Center for Visual Art, will speak at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Cone University Center, McKnight Hall. His talk “For a Few  Dollars More” will address a variety of recent works and the value and intentions behind them.


49ers to host NCAA basketball tournament in 2015

Date Published: November 15, 2012

The NCAA has announced that Charlotte and host Charlotte 49ers will be the site for the second and third rounds of the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. The games are slated for Friday and Sunday, March 20-22, 2015, at Time Warner Cable Arena.